|Day||Aquatic centre||Fitness centre||Crèche||Café|
|Monday - Thursday||5.30am - 8.00pm||5.30am - 9.00pm||8.15am - 1.00pm||7.30am - 6.00pm|
|Friday||5.30am - 8.00pm||5.30am - 8.00pm||8.15am - 1.00pm||7.30am - 6.00pm|
|Saturday||6.00am - 6.00pm||6.00am - 6.00pm||8.15am - 12.00pm||7.30am - 5.00pm|
|Sunday*||8.00am - 6.00pm||8.00am - 2.00pm||CLOSED||9.00am - 5.00pm|
*Summer opening hours from Sunday 4 November.
Kennedya Drive Joondalup WA 6027Get directions
HBF Arena is approximately 1km from the Joondalup railway station, about 15 minutes by foot. Buses run regularly from the train station and surrounding suburbs.
There are 1000 parking spaces at the venue including disabled and motorbike bays. Bicycle racks are located by the entrance to secure your bike. A parking fee may apply during major events.
With summer showing no signs of slowing, we thought now would be the perfect time to refresh your swim safety skills.
Whether it’s swimming at the beach, your pool or a local leisure centre, it is important that you are always taking precaution to remain safe around the water. To help, we have gathered our top safety tips to ensure every swim is a safe and enjoyable one.
No matter how old or competent of a swimmer your child is, nothing can replace adult supervision. As it only takes a matter of seconds for something to go wrong, if an adult is keeping a watchful eye they can easily step in to help.
Swimming lessons are so important when teaching your child to become a competent swimmer. Not only do swimming lessons teach your child the fundamentals of swimming, they also improve their knowledge of water safety education. Water safety education is so important as it's primary purpose is it to prevent drownings and teach children what to do in an emergency situation.
Set swimming rules:
Before entering a pool or heading to the beach, you should always set ground rules to actively minimize risks when swimming. These rules can include the following:
• No running – to avoid slips
• Only swim after receiving adult permission and supervision
• Check the water for people nearby before jumping in
• Always stay between the flags at the beach
Setting rules helps to avoid accidents before they happen. They also make sure kids develop a respect for the water and the rules.
Keep outdoor activities away from the pool:
If you have a pool at home, make sure to keep the kids away from the pool area or ensure the fence is always closed when outside. This helps to prevent any accidental slips or falls into the pool when you aren’t expecting it.
Delegate a lifeguard:
Often when there is a family event at home or a crowded beach, it can become easy to get lost in all of the action and as a result kids can be left unsupervised. If you find yourself in one of these busy or crowded situations make sure to delegate a responsible adult as the ‘lifeguard.’ The lifeguard position can be alternated between adults and ensures that somebody is always watching over the pool or beach when kids are swimming.
Always be prepared:
It is important to be prepared for anything to happen at any time. Accidents, although preventable can still happen when you least expect it. Make sure, especially for younger children, you are only arms reach away when they are swimming. Keeping a phone nearby is also a great precaution in case you need to contact emergency services.
We hope these tips will help you continue to swim safe for the remainder of the summer.
Ensure your child is getting the best water safety education at HBF Arena! With a continuous swim program kids have the oppurtunity to progress their skills year-round. Every swim class follows the Royal Life Saving Society of Australia's Swim and Survive continuum and our small class ratios guarantee a maximized learning experience.